Birmingham-southern College Overview
Located 3 miles from downtown Birmingham, Alabama, Birmingham-Southern College is a four-year, private liberal arts institution founded in 1856 and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and graduate degrees.
Small classes and close advising are integral parts of BSC. Students have a wide range of majors and programs to choose from, including traditional majors, pre-professional tracks, and interdisciplinary studies.
More than 90 percent of our students live on campus, making the Hilltop the perfect place to form friendships, attend events, and build your community.
Life at Birmingham
As an international student at Birmingham-Southern College, we know you will bring a unique view to our community. Here at BSC, you’ll get special attention from professors who will be your mentors, participate in programs designed to offer you research and internship opportunities rarely available to undergraduates, and interact with staff who will make sure you’re comfortable here on the Hilltop.
In addition to many organizations and resources on campus, the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion works to make international students feel at home at BSC and assists with the immigration process, orientation, and support throughout your time on the Hilltop.
Why Choose Birmingham-Southern College
The BSC Edge
Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
160+ Years of Excellence
1 0f 40 Colleges that change lives
Ranked as one of the best College by U.S. News & World Report
Campus is located just 3 miles from downtown Birmingham
Diverse student body from 31 States and 18 Countries
Popular Graduate Program at BSC
MS in Data Science
3 Intakes (Fall, Spring & Summer)
TOEFL iBT – 81, IELTS – 6.5, Duolingo – 100, PTE – 58
GRE/GMAT not required for Admission
Copy of Transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
Letter of Recommendation (LOR)
2 letters of recommendation (1 of which must be academic)